Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Petroleum & Refining Industry

  1. Rising Environmental Concerns And Stringent Legislations Present Increased Need For Produced Water Treatment Systems

    Produced water contains a blend of inorganic and organic compounds and is produced during the extraction of oil and gas.

  2. WaterBridge Resources Acquires Arkoma Basin Produced Water Gathering & Disposal Company

    WaterBridge Resources LLC today announced that, through its affiliate WaterBridge Resources II LLC (WaterBridge II and collectively, "WaterBridge"), it has closed on the acquisition of Arkoma Water Resources, LLC, (the "Acquisition"), from USG Surface Facilities I, LLC, ("USG"). WaterBridge II was formed in conjunction with the Acquisition and is supported by $300 million in equity commitments from Five Point Capital Partners LLC and its affiliates ("Five Point"), increasing Five Point's aggregate equity commitments to WaterBridge to $500 million.

  3. Global Desalination Market Continues To Grow, Adding 4.2 Million Cubic Meters Per Day In Contracted Capacity

    According to new data released by the International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence, the global desalination market continues to grow, marking the fourth year of continued growth following a slowdown in the mid-2000s.

  4. Genesis Research & Technology Group Announces Chemical-Free Water Worldwide

    The oil and gas industry spends the lion share of the cost per barrel of oil on filling, transporting, and dumping contaminated water used in the drilling process. Industry experts have vocalized for years that the cost per barrel is directly tied to regulations about fracking water.

  5. SUEZ Announces Several Contracts And Innovative Technologies In Water Treatment For Industry

    Recently, following the creation of SUEZ’s new Business Unit “Water Technologies & Solutions”, the Group announced at WEFTEC (Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference) in Chicago, new contracts across various industries (Oil&Gas, Power) and launches new product lines.

  6. Energy Department Launches Up To $15M To Tackle Solar Desalination

    The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced new funding to develop revolutionary solar desalination technologies that will help create freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.

  7. Filter May Be A Match For Fracking Water

    A new filter produced by Rice University scientists has proven able to remove more than 90 percent of hydrocarbons, bacteria and particulates from contaminated water produced by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations at shale oil and gas wells

  8. Genesis Research And Technology Group's Eco-Friendly Technology

    The environmental impact and cost of producing just one barrel of oil is enormous. The hydraulic fracturing or fracking process uses a large amount of precious water that, in the end, is dirty water

  9. Toxic Water Transportation Is A Waste

    Fracking is a necessary part of our nations release of oil and gas that is trapped inside the earth. The concern in the oil industry is that the cost of transporting fracking water, which becomes contaminated with chemicals, will rise dramatically over the next four years.

  10. Endress+Hauser Releases FMR6x 80 GHz Radar Level Instrument

    Endress+Hauser introduces the 80 GHz Micropilot FMR6x free space radar level instrument for process applications. It is suitable for use in tanks or silos with complex geometries, obstacles, baffles and/or nozzles. Its small beam angle of only 3 degrees provides level measurement at distances up to 410 feet with accuracy to ±1mm